| Apr 2, 2014
The mere mention of the name brings a smile to Shabazz Napier's face.
Kemba Walker, he says, is his big brother and basketball mentor. During their lone season as teammates at Connecticut, Napier shadowed Walker and took mental notes on an array of...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 9:31 PM
MILWAUKEE — Sure, the Clippers were playing the NBA's worst team.
But this wasn't about the hapless Milwaukee Bucks. This was about the Clippers, about finishing off a seven-game, 11-day trip the right way, about not giving in to the mental and...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Adam Silver won't have to familiarize himself with the minutiae of the NBA's collective bargaining agreement upon succeeding David Stern as league commissioner Saturday.
Silver negotiated that deal himself.
It was the most high-profile assignment...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 10:59 AM
The Lakers are well-represented throughout the NBA.
On Saturday, former Lakers center Andrew Bynum signed with the Indiana Pacers.
Guard Shannon Brown, who won two titles with Bynum and the Lakers, also signed a 10-day contract on Saturday with the...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 7:18 AM
After winning two consecutive games, the Lakers (16-28) have lost two in a row. They finish their seven-game road trip in New York on Sunday, visiting Madison Square Garden to play the Knicks (16-27).
New York is coming off an impressive win over the...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Lakers center-forward Pau Gasol will sit out at least a week after an MRI exam Saturday revealed a strained right groin.
Gasol had some minor discomfort in his groin during the Lakers' seven-game trip but really struggled with it Tuesday in the Lakers'...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 8:57 PM
TORONTO — J.J. Redick was full of doubt about being able to return after he left the Clippers' game Saturday against the Toronto Raptors in the first quarter, saying "No, three times," about the prospect.
Redick, already dealing with a sore...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 6:45 AM
The Milwaukee Bucks (13-58) have the worst record in the NBA. Even after the Philadelphia 76ers (15-56) lost 25-straight games, they're still ahead of the Bucks in the standings.
The Lakers (24-46) visit Milwaukee on Thursday night, with a chance to...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:48 PM
The Lakers competed for a half against the NBA's top team, but the Indiana Pacers easily pulled away to win, 104-92.
David West led the Pacers with 19 points. Both Lance Stephenson and Roy Hibbert notched double-doubles. Stephenson scored 15 points with...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 2:39 PM
After missing practice Thursday, Pau Gasol admitted he's probable for Friday when the Lakers host the Charlotte Bobcats (20-27).
"My groin is sore," said Gasol. "I've just got to keep working on it and we'll see tomorrow."
Gasol noted that he first...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 9:55 PM
Al Jefferson simply dominated the Lakers on Friday night, scoring 40 points while taking 18 rebounds to lead the Charlotte Bobcats to a 110-100 victory at Staples Center.
The 6-foot-10 center shot 18 of 32 from the field in 38 minutes, scoring only four...